There are many benefits to lifting restrictions on MLS data. Perhaps it is time the U.S. Department of Justice to take another look at the monopoly power of the MLSs.
There are times where it makes sense to negotiate your commission. This can be requested by the buyer, seller or their Realtor.
There has been a lot of talk about chatbots lately, so I tested one that came highly recommended. What I found was that the chatbot could not answer any of my questions, and instead tried to push me to leave my contact information so a human could call me back.
The MLS rules and the Realtor Code of Ethics should be honored by everyone, including the MLS and National Association of Realtors (NAR).